Meaning of “recruitment” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “recruitment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"recruitment" in Business English

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/rɪˈkruːtmənt/ uk us HR

[ U ] also recruiting the process of employing new people to work for a company or organization:

In the private business sector, there has been a tight limit on wage rises and a near-freeze on recruitment.
A survey in January highlighted the recruitment of people with leadership skills as one of HR directors' biggest worries.
The industry needs to take a long, hard look at its approach to recruitment and retention.
recruitment and training
a recruitment process/policy/procedure
a recruitment company/firm/group
a recruitment campaign/drive
make recruitments

to get someone to join a company or organization :

We sometimes engage workers on a temporary basis until regular or permanent recruitments can be made.

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(Definition of “recruitment” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)